All posts by Jane Ryan

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Homecoming: Return to the Divine Feminine

She has been speaking to me, asking me to come home… the Divine Feminine. The Divine Mother. Calling me back into her folds, into her warmth, and into her loving presence. Years ago, during a very dark time in my life, I found her. She healed the wounded places in my heart and soul. She […]

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Taking Back Your Life - Ryan Couples Therapy | Tacoma, WA

Taking Back Our Listening, Our Voice, Our Light

Practice #10: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Taking back your life… by now I hope you have a sense of why reclaiming your life, discovering your true nature and participating in the re-wilding process is so important. Not only for yourself, but for the life of your marriage. Here are words written […]

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Cultivating Our Inner Life – How to Take First Steps – Ryan Couples Therapy _ Tacoma, WA

Cultivating Our Inner Life: How to Take First Steps

Practice #9: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Cultivating our inner life can be richly satisfying and simultaneously daunting. It is important to spend regular time cultivating one’s inner life, because this is what feeds the soul and leads to a deeper sense of connection to oneself and to one’s partner. Cultivating […]

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Fear and Love – Companions on our Journey – Ryan Couples Therapy | Tacoma, WA

Fear and Love: Companions on our Journey

Practice #8: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Fear and love. Did you know they are companions?  Did you know that love is fear’s silent partner? Meaning, if we embrace our fears with tender compassion, love surfaces immediately and strengthens us to live with courage.  When I was younger, I was ruled […]

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Resentment is Toxic to Your Marriage – Ryan Couples Therapy | Tacoma, WA

Resentment is Toxic to Your Marriage

Practice #7: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Resentment is a toxic emotion. And it is especially toxic to your marriage. It is defined as: a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury This definition clearly highlights why the feeling of resentment can […]

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Balance – An Essential Ingredient in Marriage – Ryan Couples Therapy _ Tacoma, WA

Balance: An Essential Ingredient in Marriage

Practice #6: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Balance. We hear a lot about this in today’s world, but with unending responsibilities and demands on our time, we often struggle to create it. When it comes to a marriage, the concept of balance takes on its own unique challenges. Balancing time together, […]

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Finding Your True Nature Beyond the Roles – Ryan Couples Therapy _ Tacoma, WA

Finding Your True Nature Beyond the Roles

Practice #5: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Finding your true nature can be a daunting process. It requires us to look beyond the roles we inhabit and understand the self not attached to definitions, labels, and responsibilities. Our true nature is the voice of our soul; the voice of the self […]

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Love and Re-Parent Yourself Ryan Couples Therapy Tacoma WA

Love and Re-Parent Yourself

Practice #4: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. I want to address how to love and re-parent yourself.  Believe it or not, the most healthy, intimate relationships begin within ourselves. Within our own internal psyche, with how we define, understand, honor, and connect with our true nature. Our true nature is the […]

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Avoiding Conflict - Hiding our Authentic Self – Ryan Couples Therapy – Tacoma, WA

Avoiding Conflict: Hiding our Authentic Self

Practice #3: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. Avoiding conflict… we have all been there. Who doesn’t want to avoid the discomfort of anger, being hurt, feeling misunderstood, exposing one’s vulnerability? But when we avoid conflict as an ongoing pattern in our marriage, it creates BIG problems for the long-term. Avoiding conflict […]

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Rewilding-Reclaiming Your True Nature – Ryan Couples Therapy

Rewilding: Reclaiming Your True Nature

Practice #2: How to Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage. In my e-book, Reclaim Your Life and Strengthen Your Marriage, I talk about how to be in an intimate relationship that thrives while having a strong sense of self. This is my second practice in my series of posts focusing on helping you reclaim your […]

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